Interview in Waxworks Blog
Interview in Waxworks Blog

November 12, 2017 

“With the prevalence of screens, audiences gaze into neo fourth walls for hours per day more so than ever before. I want to know how this behavior primes audiences when they go to gaze into the lit box of a theatre.” 

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A1 in thINKingDANCE
A1 in thINKingDANCE

September 10, 2017 

"While gravity is the problem she must solve, in these deliberately framed worlds, she becomes gravity itself..." - Julius Ferraro 

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Neo-Domesticity in Hyperallergic
Neo-Domesticity in Hyperallergic

June 22, 2017 

"Right now, as I write this, three performances are happening at Glasshouse... dance-theater artist Mira Treatman is wrapping up “Dr. Mira,” which also started at noon, around 3. After them, more artists will arrive to launch 3-, 6-, and 12-hour-long performances, as the Neo-Domesticity Performance Art Festival presses on for 100 continuous hours." - Jillian Steinhauer 

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Review in thINKingDance
Review in thINKingDance

July 4, 2017 

"A stalwart Mira Treatman, motivated in part by a fear of heights, led a half-dozen curious across the bridge’s pedestrian walkway to Camden and back to Philadelphia in her Bridge to Somewhere..." - Jonathan Stein

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Bonaly Review of Bridge to Somewhere
Bonaly Review of Bridge to Somewhere

June 16, 2017

"Bridge to Somewhere takes a group on a journey across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge it is an exploration of awareness, and the layers of utility, history, emotion, and perspective that engages the senses..." 

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Philadelphia Inquirer Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere
Philadelphia Inquirer Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere

June 8, 2017 

"Hot shows on summer's dance scene..." 

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June 15, 2017 

"Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend..."

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Newsworks Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere
Newsworks Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere

June 14, 2017 

"The SoLow Festival continues to challenge the norm of theatre making with new, low-cost, low-maintenance, experimental work (focusing on solo performance)... Bridge to Somewhere by Mira Treatman, a dance-theatre experiment meets curated walking tour of the 57th longest suspension bridge in the world between Philadelphia and Camden... " -  Robin Bloom 

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Interview in the Jewish Exponent
Interview in the Jewish Exponent

June 14, 2017 

"Mira Treatman has been afraid of heights since she was a child. So naturally, her upcoming SoLow Fest performance will take place on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge — the 57th-largest suspension bridge in the world, according to the Delaware River Port Authority..." - Marissa Stern

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Feature on FringeArts.com
Feature on FringeArts.com

May 31, 2016 

"Mira Treatman and Irina Varina present Rejected Thoughts, a result of the performers’ exploration of what makes them vulnerable, joyous or angry. Through dance and dialogue they present the ideas they have labelled 'rejected thoughts.' 'It’s almost like kindergarten in a way because we give ourselves full permission to just be in awe or repulsed by what we’re sharing,' Mira told FringeArts. - Emily Dombrovskaya

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Feature in the Jewish Exponent
Feature in the Jewish Exponent

June 14, 2016 

"Mira Treatman has had her hands full in preparation for the upcoming SoLow Festival in Philadelphia, a weeklong festival of low-budget yet still highly respectable experimental performances from dance to theater..." - Marissa Stern 

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All-Consuming Zealotry in Curate This
All-Consuming Zealotry in Curate This

August 8, 2016

"For the last six months I’ve had the privilege of working with Irina Varina on Rejected Thoughts, the first full-length piece we have made together. We only met nine months ago and thus this process has been nothing short of a whirlwind, a tornado, and an all-consuming zealotry for making live performance..." 

Photo by Lauren Karstens 

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In Search of Resting Bitch Body in Curate This
In Search of Resting Bitch Body in Curate This

August 11, 2016 

"My favorite physical theater teacher of all time once made a comment to me that has stuck forever..."

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Folktopia in Knight Arts
Folktopia in Knight Arts

January 10, 2012  

"Needless to say, the "Folktopia" variety show was a wide-ranging group of talented acts from all around Philadelphia and from all manner of creative backgrounds. Keep these performers on your radar and also look for future shows at the always entertaining PhilaMOCA." Photo by Bill Hebert." - Chip Schwartz  

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Folktopia in BBC Travel
Folktopia in BBC Travel

February 3, 2012

"Towards the more eccentric end of the spectrum, there is PhilaMOCA, once a showroom for mausoleums and tombstones, now an art gallery, performance space and concert venue. Philly has a dark history and curator Hamza Khan said as far as musical acts go “the stranger the better”. Recently, the space held a harpist, hurdy gurdy player, flamed hula hoopers and a folk-punk variety show called Folktopia." Photo by Bill Hebert

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Interview in Waxworks Blog
A1 in thINKingDANCE
Neo-Domesticity in Hyperallergic
Review in thINKingDance
Bonaly Review of Bridge to Somewhere
Philadelphia Inquirer Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere
Newsworks Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere
Interview in the Jewish Exponent
Feature on FringeArts.com
Feature in the Jewish Exponent
All-Consuming Zealotry in Curate This
In Search of Resting Bitch Body in Curate This
Folktopia in Knight Arts
Folktopia in BBC Travel
Interview in Waxworks Blog

November 12, 2017 

“With the prevalence of screens, audiences gaze into neo fourth walls for hours per day more so than ever before. I want to know how this behavior primes audiences when they go to gaze into the lit box of a theatre.” 

Read more

A1 in thINKingDANCE

September 10, 2017 

"While gravity is the problem she must solve, in these deliberately framed worlds, she becomes gravity itself..." - Julius Ferraro 

Read More

Neo-Domesticity in Hyperallergic

June 22, 2017 

"Right now, as I write this, three performances are happening at Glasshouse... dance-theater artist Mira Treatman is wrapping up “Dr. Mira,” which also started at noon, around 3. After them, more artists will arrive to launch 3-, 6-, and 12-hour-long performances, as the Neo-Domesticity Performance Art Festival presses on for 100 continuous hours." - Jillian Steinhauer 

Read more

Review in thINKingDance

July 4, 2017 

"A stalwart Mira Treatman, motivated in part by a fear of heights, led a half-dozen curious across the bridge’s pedestrian walkway to Camden and back to Philadelphia in her Bridge to Somewhere..." - Jonathan Stein

Read more

Bonaly Review of Bridge to Somewhere

June 16, 2017

"Bridge to Somewhere takes a group on a journey across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge it is an exploration of awareness, and the layers of utility, history, emotion, and perspective that engages the senses..." 

Read more

Philadelphia Inquirer Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere

June 8, 2017 

"Hot shows on summer's dance scene..." 

Read More

June 15, 2017 

"Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend..."

Read More

Newsworks Coverage of Bridge to Somewhere

June 14, 2017 

"The SoLow Festival continues to challenge the norm of theatre making with new, low-cost, low-maintenance, experimental work (focusing on solo performance)... Bridge to Somewhere by Mira Treatman, a dance-theatre experiment meets curated walking tour of the 57th longest suspension bridge in the world between Philadelphia and Camden... " -  Robin Bloom 

Read more

Interview in the Jewish Exponent

June 14, 2017 

"Mira Treatman has been afraid of heights since she was a child. So naturally, her upcoming SoLow Fest performance will take place on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge — the 57th-largest suspension bridge in the world, according to the Delaware River Port Authority..." - Marissa Stern

Read More

Feature on FringeArts.com

May 31, 2016 

"Mira Treatman and Irina Varina present Rejected Thoughts, a result of the performers’ exploration of what makes them vulnerable, joyous or angry. Through dance and dialogue they present the ideas they have labelled 'rejected thoughts.' 'It’s almost like kindergarten in a way because we give ourselves full permission to just be in awe or repulsed by what we’re sharing,' Mira told FringeArts. - Emily Dombrovskaya

Read More

Feature in the Jewish Exponent

June 14, 2016 

"Mira Treatman has had her hands full in preparation for the upcoming SoLow Festival in Philadelphia, a weeklong festival of low-budget yet still highly respectable experimental performances from dance to theater..." - Marissa Stern 

Read More

All-Consuming Zealotry in Curate This

August 8, 2016

"For the last six months I’ve had the privilege of working with Irina Varina on Rejected Thoughts, the first full-length piece we have made together. We only met nine months ago and thus this process has been nothing short of a whirlwind, a tornado, and an all-consuming zealotry for making live performance..." 

Photo by Lauren Karstens 

Read More

In Search of Resting Bitch Body in Curate This

August 11, 2016 

"My favorite physical theater teacher of all time once made a comment to me that has stuck forever..."

Read More

Folktopia in Knight Arts

January 10, 2012  

"Needless to say, the "Folktopia" variety show was a wide-ranging group of talented acts from all around Philadelphia and from all manner of creative backgrounds. Keep these performers on your radar and also look for future shows at the always entertaining PhilaMOCA." Photo by Bill Hebert." - Chip Schwartz  

Read more

 

Folktopia in BBC Travel

February 3, 2012

"Towards the more eccentric end of the spectrum, there is PhilaMOCA, once a showroom for mausoleums and tombstones, now an art gallery, performance space and concert venue. Philly has a dark history and curator Hamza Khan said as far as musical acts go “the stranger the better”. Recently, the space held a harpist, hurdy gurdy player, flamed hula hoopers and a folk-punk variety show called Folktopia." Photo by Bill Hebert

Read more

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